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Communication between courts
Mental Hygiene (MHY) CHAPTER 27, TITLE E, ARTICLE 83
§ 83.07 Communication between courts.

(a) A court of this state may communicate with a court in another
state concerning a proceeding arising under this article. The court may
allow the parties to participate in the communication.

(b) If the parties are not allowed to participate in the
communication, the court shall give all parties the opportunity to
present facts and legal arguments before the court issues an order
establishing jurisdiction.

(c) Except as otherwise provided in subdivision (d) of this section,
the court shall make a record of any communication under this section
and promptly inform the parties of the communication and grant them
access to the record.

(d) Courts may communicate concerning schedules, calendars, court
records and other administrative matters without making a record.